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2 hrs ago | NBC29

Deputies Searching for Girlfriend of Wanted Murder Suspect

This information is being released as an update to our press releases issued on 8/27 and 8/28 regarding WANTED fugitive felon - Richard Clay SMITH - who is to be considered armed and very dangerous.

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Related Topix: Elkton, VA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NBC29

Augusta Deputies Searching for Attempted Murder Suspect

It's the same man wanted out of Rockingham County in connection to an armed robbery at a convenience store : 47-year-old Richard Clay Smith of Weyers Cave.

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Related Topix: Weyers Cave, VA, Mount Sidney, VA, Penn Laird, VA

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Ft. Defiance Students Delayed Due to Airlift

The delay in dismissal was due to a helicopter that had to land in the area of the school.

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Related Topix: Fort Defiance, VA, Augusta County, VA, Mount Sidney, VA

NBC29

Rockingham Sheriff's Office Identifies Person of Interest in Armed Robbery

The following information is an update to our press release issued yesterday regarding an Armed Robbery at the 7-11 convenience store in Penn Laird.

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Related Topix: Penn Laird, VA, Weyers Cave, VA, Elkton, VA, eGames, Crime Solvers, Video Games

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Wanted Man Named a Person of Interest in 7 Eleven Robbery

The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office has named a person of interest in its investigation into the alleged armed robbery at a 7-Eleven in the county on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Weyers Cave, VA

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

One Dead After Motor Cycle Crash in Rockingham County

Nicol was initially treated by an ambulance with Medflight en-route; however, he was pronounced dead before the helicopter could arrive.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Sheriff's Office Seeks Robbery Suspect

The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office is investigating a reported armed robbery of the 7-11 convenience store overnight in Penn Laird.

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Related Topix: Penn Laird, VA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Schools May Get Warning

At least four schools in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County are expected to be accredited with warning this fall, along with roughly a third of the rest of the state's public... To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story

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Related Topix: Harrisonburg, VA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily News-Record

The Best Team?

HARRISONBURG Since East Rockingham High School was established in 2010, four of the five Harrisonburg/Rockingham County football teams have finished atop the unofficial city/county... To See This and Every Local Story from The Daily News-Record, Click Here to Become a Subscriber! Login to view the full story

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Uncle Sam Could Do Better

The Aug. 11 Open Forum article by Thornton Parker paints a very rosy picture. In 2010, Uncle Sam gave the residents of Rockingham County about $650 million by his calculation.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Legally Insane Strangler Remains Threat

A city woman who strangled her mother will spend another year in custody of the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Development Services because she remains a threat to herself and the community.

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The Daily News-Record

#5 - NEW: City Meth Dealer Gets 12 1/2 Years

A leader in a large drug distribution ring in Rockingham and Augusta counties will spend 12 ½ years in federal prison.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Augusta County, VA, Federal Prisons, Prison, Harrisonburg, VA, Staunton, VA

The Daily News-Record

Lt. Gov. Plans Labor Day Visit

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam has accepted an invitation to the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County Democratic committees' Labor Day celebration on Aug. 31, city chairwoman Deb Fitzgerald said.

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Related Topix: Harrisonburg, VA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Indictment Handed Down For Missing Fire SUV

A McGaheysville woman was indicted Monday by a Rockingham County Circuit Court grand jury in relation to the stealing of a Grottoes Volunteer Fire Department vehicle in March.

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Related Topix: McGaheysville, VA, Grottoes, VA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Sheriff's Office Reaching Out To Aspen Heights

The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office will participate in a two-night student outreach campaign Thursday and Friday at Aspen Heights, a 600-bed complex off Port Republic Road just outside Harrisonburg's city limits.

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Related Topix: James Madison University

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Stanley Man Dead After Crash in Rockingham County

Sgt. Les Tyler said Alger, driving a 1998 Toyota van, was traveling southbound on North Valley Pike near Timberville when he crossed the centerline.

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Related Topix: Timberville, VA

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Rockingham County Schools Go Digital

On Tuesday, kids in Rockingham County and Harrisonburg will go back to school, but this year students are not the only ones learning something new.

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Related Topix: Harrisonburg, VA, Education Etc.

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Alexandria Man Gets Six Years For Sex Crime

An Alexandria man will spend more than six years in prison for proposing sex online to an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old boy.

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Related Topix: Harrisonburg, VA

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Deeds Sentenced to Four Years in Prison as Part of Plea Deal

One of two sisters accused of breaking into more than a dozen homes pleaded guilty Monday in Rockingham County Circuit Court.

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Related Topix: Fulks Run, VA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Another Year, Another Record

Trucks and tractors of every shape and size competed in the truck and tractor pull on Saturday, the last day of the 2014 Rockingham County Fair.

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